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  • Finding Freedom from Emotional Eating Workshop - Sat 6th Feb 2016

    Published: Mon, 01/02/2016 13:05
    Do you use food for comfort? Do you eat when you are sad, lonely, bored or angry? This counsellor led 3 hour workshop can help you find the freedom from emotional eating. To be held at Wodson Park in Ware on Sat 6th February. Find out more:
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  • Why Christmas is not merry for all

    Published: Wed, 17/12/2014 14:44
    Christmas is regarded by most as a happy time of year and most people look forward to the festive season, but this is not the case for all and some people find it difficult to cope:
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  • How are you coping in the heatwave?

    Published: Thu, 17/07/2014 18:48
    With the UK in the middle of a major heatwave are you aware of the risks of skin cancer and how to protect yourself and your family when enjoying being outdoors in the sun:
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  • Is to Stop Smoking your New Year's Resolution?

    Published: Mon, 27/01/2014 11:40
    Is to Stop Smoking your New Year's Resolution? White Tree Holistic Clinic in Waltham Abbey can help with a new holistic approach using a combination of different therapies in their unique Care to Quit program:
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  • Mindfulness Meditation Open Day - 1st February 2014

    Published: Mon, 06/01/2014 12:21
    Harmony Counselling based in Waltham Abbey are holding a Mindfulness Meditation Open Day on Saturday 1st February 2014 from 10.30am to 1.00pm in Islington to give an opportunity of experiencing this positive therapy prior to new 8 week programme starting on 10th Feb:
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  • Is your health suffering as a consequence of lack of exercise?

    Published: Sun, 03/03/2013 13:35
    Hycinth Taylor Counsellor Pschotherapist of Harmony Counselling Service in Waltham Abbey gives advice on how exercise can help with depression and can have a positive impact on your health and well being:
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  • The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation based on MBCT

    Published: Thu, 13/09/2012 20:38
    In this month's article Waltham Abbey Psychotherapist and Counsellor Hycinth Taylor talks about Mindfulness Meditation based on MBCT and how it can teach us to work directly with our struggles and difficulties and develop a great self awareness:
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  • What is CBT and How is it Effective?

    Published: Sat, 25/08/2012 16:55
    In this month's article Psychotherapist and Counsellor Hycinth Taylor talks about CBT or cognitive behavioural therapy and how it has proved to be an effective treatment for a wide range of emotional and psychological conditions:
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  • Discover the Golden Pill Competition at Abbey Health Foods

    Published: Wed, 13/10/2010 16:04
    A Waltham Abbey resident will head into winter with a spring in their step when they find the golden pill hidden inside bottles of Super Once a Day multi vitamin tablets by Quest and scoop the winning prize of 6 months supply:
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  • What are panic attacks?

    Published: Wed, 06/10/2010 21:57
    A panic attack is an exaggerated response to fear or anticipation of fear. In this month's article Psychotherapist and Counsellor Hycinth Taylor talks about panic attacks and how to cope when they occur:
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  • Why Diets Don't Work

    Published: Sat, 07/08/2010 00:47
    Generally diets are short term, after weight loss, dieters find they slowly start to regain the weight sometimes adding on a few extra pounds. Psychotherapist and Counsellor Hycinth Taylor discusses why diets don't work:
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  • How to improve your sleep

    Published: Mon, 28/06/2010 20:22
    Did you know that sleep problems are often linked to underlying emotional problems such as, depression anxiety or worry? Psychotherapist and Counsellor Hycinth Taylor talks about sleep conditions and offers some good tips for a good night's sleep in this month's article:
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  • How to cope with anxiety disorders

    Published: Wed, 19/05/2010 22:31
    People with depression and anxiety believe that if they fear the worse, then they are prepared for the worse. Psychotherapist and Counsellor Hycinth Taylor talks about how to cope with anxiety disorders:
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  • Why do we need to drink water?

    Published: Mon, 03/05/2010 17:43
    Local chiropractor Patrick Moore of Chiro4Health in Epping answers the frequently asked question: "Why do we need to drink water?"
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  • Hooked on prescription drugs

    Published: Tue, 13/04/2010 19:12
    Did you know you're more likely to be prescribed prescription drugs for anxiety or depression than counselling or psychotherapy. Hycinth Taylor talks about the risks of prescription drugs:
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  • Ask SAL - The Safeguarding Adults Helpline

    Published: Sat, 13/02/2010 13:16
    Everybody possesses the right to live their lives without suffering at the hands of an abuser. Unfortunately this right isn't always realised as last year in Essex around 1500 referrals of adult abuse were made. Ask SAL - The Safeguarding Adults Line - 0808 80 10 345 can help:

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  • AboutMyArea Guide to Beating the Winter Blues

    Published: Tue, 12/01/2010 20:41
    Winter in Britain - don't you just love it! It's dark when you get up and go to work and it's dark when you get home and this year it is freezing cold too and this year to add to the mix we have lots of snow! All you want to do is hibernate and forget you ever made those unrealistic New Year's Resolutions:
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  • Plants - Our Perfect Partners?

    Published: Sat, 12/09/2009 08:50
    Plants are our perfect partners. Place a plant nearby in your home or office to improve air quality, reduce temperatures and make people feel happier:
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  • Hearing Dogs for Deaf Children

    Published: Sun, 07/06/2009 13:18
    Now extending their work to assist deaf children partly funded by the BBC Children in Need appeal:
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  • New Gluten-Free Bread Product

    Published: Sun, 07/06/2009 13:02
    Great news for anyone with gluten intolerance:
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